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This partial deed of revocation is made on [date] by [donor] of [address].1I granted a Lasting Power of Attorney for [Financial Decisions/Health and...
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This Deed OF REVOCATION is made on [date] by me [name of donor] of [address of donor].This Deed provides:1Revocation...
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Trustees—statutory powers of trusteesSource and availabilitySourcesTrustees have certain powers conferred on them by statute, in particular by the...
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At what stage and to whom can a Deed of Appropriation take place when selling a second property in an estate?We assume you refer to the situation when...
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Creation of trusts—blind trustsWhat is a blind trust?A blind trust is a trust that is aimed at preventing conflicts of interest arising. Usually, the...
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The Cy-près doctrineFORTHCOMING CHANGE: On 22 March 2021, the government published its response  to the Law Commission’s report of 14 September 2017,...
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Relief for income tax lossesReliefs entitle taxpayers to reduce the amount of income tax payable. When calculating liability to income tax, a taxpayer...
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Assessment for residential accommodationCoronavirus (COVID-19): The content of this Practice Note is temporarily affected by the coronavirus...
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19th May
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Can a life tenant in a Will bring a life interest to an end by choosing to end it themselves or does it only expire on death?Life tenantsA life...
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Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 19th May
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Capacity to litigateOn the face of it, there would appear to be no specific impediment, if there is no reason to suppose that a person is without...
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Termination of trusts—methods of terminationDuration of a trustThe duration of an express trust is subject to the restrictions imposed by the rules...
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Costs and expenses in the Court of ProtectionThere are court fees and disbursements which will be payable by all applicants on making a new...
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Acceptance in Lieu scheme and other heritage property reliefsSTOP PRESS: HMRC has updated its guidance on calculating the special price in Acceptance...
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Trustees—self-dealing, unauthorised profits and conflicts of interestThe self-dealing ruleThe self-dealing rule is connected to, but distinct from,...
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Offshore trusts—offshore income gains (OIGs)Offshore income gains (OIGs) are gains realised on the disposal of interests in offshore funds which are...
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Trust disputes—court jurisdiction and procedureTrust litigation has been classified as being of three types:•a dispute as to the trusts on which...
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Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000Forthcoming changes: On 31 January 2018, the Scottish government launched a consultation on a possible...
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Produced in partnership with Dorothy Kellas of Gilson Gray 16th Sep
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Welfare guardianships—ScotlandIn this Practice Note, an incapacitated adult is referred to as the ‘adult’.For information on the legislative framework...
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Produced in partnership with Dorothy Kellas of Gilson Gray 15th Sep
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Continuing and welfare powers of attorney—ScotlandWhy grant a power of attorney?Until the coming into force of the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland)...
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Produced in partnership with Dorothy Kellas of Gilson Gray 15th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—Scotland trackerThis table below contains an archive of news analysis on Scotland and Scots law developments of general...
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10th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) implications for dispute resolution in ScotlandThis Practice Note provides guidance on how the Scottish civil courts are...
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2nd Sep
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Can a Scottish Guardianship Order be used in relation to the sale of a property situated in England?The international jurisdiction of the Court of...
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18th Aug
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Financial and property guardianships—ScotlandThis Practice Note describes who can be appointed as financial guardian to an adult over the age of 16 in...
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Produced in partnership with Dorothy Kellas of Gilson Gray 18th Aug
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Glossary of Scottish private client words and expressionsThis is a glossary of common words and expressions used in Scottish private client law with...
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16th Aug
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Guardianship applications in Scotland—court processThis Practice Note describes the court process to appoint a welfare and/or financial guardian to an...
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Produced in partnership with Karen Jack 16th Aug
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Guardianship applications in Scotland—pre-application mattersThis Practice Note summarises the issues to consider before making an application to...
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Produced in partnership with Karen Jack 16th Aug
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Administration of financial guardianships—ScotlandThis Practice Note answers some Frequently Asked Questions about issues arising in the...
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Produced in partnership with Dorothy Kellas of Gilson Gray 16th Aug
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Continuing and welfare power of attorneyBy[name of granter]In favour of[names(s) of Attorney(s)](Continuing and Welfare Attorney(s))[year][Agent...
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Produced in partnership with Dorothy Kellas of Gilson Gray 15th Aug
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